Chat with Susan Rebecca White & giveaway for "A Place At The Table." Deep South Lit Trail App named an essential app for Southerners. Southern authors up for a first novel prize & a new book on Flannery O'Connor. Carl Sandburg & Zelda Fitzgerald in Literary Events. And new poetry & fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
We were lucky to spend last Thursday through Saturday in Georgia's scenic Lake Country on Lake Oconee, visiting Milledgeville, Greensboro and Madison.
Flannery O'Connor's birthday today marks the beginning of spring and the perfect time to visit the landmarks of her life in Georgia.
The mother of all booksignings. Literary cakes good enough to eat. News on Flannery O'Connor's Prayer Journal. Voting for The Great American Novel. Amy Franklin-Willis in (Non)Required Viewing. To Kill a Mockingbird in Literary Events, and new fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
New books by Southern authors to tide you over until summer.
Earlier this month, Flannery O'Connor fans and a few burgeoning ones descended on Lafayette for a symposium on the Southern Catholic writer at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Chatting With Michael Morris. Flannery O'Connor on freaks. Faulkner, Capote & library cards in Literary News. Why Honey Boo Boo is lIke A Flannery O'Connor Character in (Non)Required Reading. A video of Salmon Rushdie's visits to the homes of Southern writers & The Woman Who Was Mistaken for Flannery O'Connor in Southern Voice.
Nobody does Southern grotesque better than Georgia author Flannery O'Connor. Characters with missing limbs, mysterious bulges, wooden legs and faces blue with acne. Her stories are a never-ending freak show
Upcoming Twitter chat with Michael Morris. Halloween literary fun. Inside the App with Edgar Allan Poe & The Raven Society. The Flannery O'Connor Soundboard in Literary News. A book festival for every weekend in Literary Events & a story about a dead body in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Looking for a spooky Southern read for the crisp October nights leading up to Halloween? These stories are sure to make you think twice about things that go bump in the night.